2021. • 126’
Newly arrived school counsellor Anamarija struggles between fitting in or doing the right thing. Confronted with the repetitive restrictions of the school system and surrounded by discouraged teachers, Anamarija will wage her own private war against the problematic history teacher, unaware that by doing so, she is gradually becoming like the rest of her col-leagues in the staffroom.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Sonja Tarokić (Zagreb, 1988) earned her MA in film directing from the Academy of Dra-matic Art and her BA in comparative literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. She is the author of several awarded short films screened at Rotterdam, Sarajevo, Angers, and numerous other festivals. The Staffroom is her debut feature film, developed and awarded at the TorinoFilmLab, and premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, where it received special mention and commendation.